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Whether you're a parent or a coach, instilling a love of fitness in our children is crucial for improving quality of life. Here are 9 articles on kids fitness from parents and coaches.
How do you know when to start your kids in physical activities? And what activity do you choose? And how do you find a good coach? Expert kids coach Jen Flannery shares her advice for parents.
Does body type have an effect on your physical capabilities? New research looks at gender and body type in children and may be able to help teachers design better P.E. programs.
As my daughters grow up I worry about their self image and what society will push upon them. I am grateful for CrossFit and the Games for showing my daughters strength is beauty.
Participating in track and field is a staple of many children's physical education. But it also comes with a high risk of injury. New research looks at how to best prevent these injuries.
Kids of CrossFitters want to compete, too. The inaugural IronWorks Youth Challenge will be the biggest CrossFit competition for kids ever, giving them their own Games-style experience.
Forget your personal trainer. If you want to observe the basics of human movement, go play with a baby for a couple hours. You might learn a thing or two.
I hate when my kids get sick, and my hatred has fueled an endless quest for safe and effective ways to make them feel better. Here are several remedies that have worked for me.
Little did I know the LA Kings and the Stanley Cup would be the elements that finally brought my Marine Corps grandfather and me together, and rekindled our relationship.
One day I realized that my baby liked Cheerios more than vegetables, and I knew something had to change. Here's what worked and what didn't for our family's version of the "paleo challenge."
Whether they realize it or not, parents are a child's first example of fitness and nutrition habits - a "first coach," so to speak. But where do the roles of parent and coach part ways?
Not only does hiking promote a lifetime of fitness and active lifestyle, but it also instills a love of the outdoors. A quiet hike is quality family-time and a good escape from hectic daily life.
I often ride a razor’s edge as the parent of two young athletes. When to push them, or not push them; be involved, but not too much. A situation becomes complicated when you realize they may be great.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommend all exclusively breastfed babies receive iron supplements. Why would the AAP make this recommendation? Find out the low-down on babies and iron.
As a parent I've wondered: Are kettlebells safe and effective for kids? Although they’ve certainly gained in popularity in recent years for adult use, are they also safe and effective for children?
When I was growing up activities like skateboarding were things the “bad” kids did. Now, Stoked Mentoring is using the formerly taboo sports to teach inner city kids valuable life skills.
Ever since I became a work-at-home mom, I found it more and more difficult to work yoga into my daily routine. Then one day my daughter joined me and some amazing things happened for both of us!